National Geographic : 1939 Oct
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byLuis Marden THIS LOOKS EASY HERE, OR ON A MOVIE SCREEN, BUT TRY IT YOURSELF IN THE THORNY TEXAS BRUSH! Even leather pants and jackets are not always proof against sharp snags and long thorns. Sometimes even thehorse's breast isshielded byacanvas apron. Swinging his riata for a throw, this yelling buckaroo runs a wild steer through mesquite hills below Laredo.